Atrial fibrillation, sleep apnea and obesity


Background A 60-year-old male with obesity (body-mass index 43 kg/m2) presented with recurrent symptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF), which he had had since age 41 years. The AF was refractory to treatment with antiarrhythmic drugs. Pacemaker implantation for tachycardia–bradycardia syndrome was required as well as ablation for atrial flutter, and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncpcardio0027

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